It very sad news for Film Industry. Legendary Tamil Director K Balachander Died today in Chennai, He is 84. He has been suffering from an illness for a while and has breathed his last at Kauvery hospital in Chennai.
K Balachander has directed Great films. This legendary filmmaker has produced many great actors to the industry like Kamal Haasan, Rajinikanth, Prakash Raj etc.
K Balachander is an inspiration to many directors. He was a recipient of numerous awards and is a mulitiple national award winner.
Tamil director K Balachander, considered guru to actors Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan, died in Chennai at the age of 84. Mr Balachander had been in hospital for some days where he was diagnosed with fever and urinary tract infection.
Mr Balachander best-known films are Aval Ora Thodar Kathai, Apoorva Raagangal, Avargal, Varumayin Niram Sigappu and 47 Natkal. He also directed Bollywood hit Ek Duuje Ke Liye starring Kamal Haasan and Rati Agnihotri.
Both Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan wished him a speedy recovery while he was in hospital.
Mr Balachander received the Padma Shri and Dada Sahbe Phalke awards.